Solo to host World Heritage City conference

Solo City in Indonesia plays host to a meeting of World Heritage Cities this weekend, as part of a UNESCO programme to facilitate the exchange of ideas and knowledge.

Solo to host meeting of world heritage cities
Antara, 16 October 2008

Solo in Central Java will host a meeting called International Conference of World Heritage Euro-Asian Cities on October 25-28, 2008, the city`s chief administrator said.

“The conference will be themed `The Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritages and Sustainable Urban Development`. The mayors of 143 cities in 29 countries will attend the conference,” Solo Mayor Joko Widodo said at a press conference here Thursday.


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Managing World Heritage Sites
Treasury of World Culture: Archaeological Sites and Urban Centers UNESCO World Heritage

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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